There are four things that you must remember when solving any equation AND everything must be mathematically correct!
Let's take a closer look at the three rules above in an example problem.
Here we have two more examples of how to solve a one step addition equation! I've even thrown in a few negatives, because that can sometimes confuse you, especially if you don't remember your addition integer rules or your subtraction integer rules.
If you are the type of student who prefers to "see and hear" how this problem is solved, then watch the video below for a step-by-step solution.
Addition equations are pretty easy to solve. Remember that the opposite of addition is subtraction, and whatever you do to one side, you must do to the other side!